This webinar will highlight innovative methods to integrate nutrition into medical education – a topic that spans the basic, clinical and public/population health sciences. A brief history and recent data on nutrition education across medical schools will be presented, as well as curriculum models and resources from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine and Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine.
Attendees will be able to submit questions during an extended Q&A session at the end.
Speakers will include:
Martin Kohlmeier, M.D., Ph.D.
Director of Nutrition in Medicine
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Medicine and Gillings School of Global Public Health
UNC Nutrition Research Institute, Kannapolis, NC
Virginia Uhley, Ph.D., R.D.N.
Assistant Professor, Biomedical Sciences
Nutrition Discipline Director
Co-Course Director Endocrinology
Co-Course Director Promotion and Maintenance of Health
Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine
Jennifer Nelson, M.D., M.P.H.
Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer
Office of Noncommunicable Disease, Injury, and Environmental Health
National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
For more information, visit the AAMC Public Health Initiatives website.